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Author Álvarez Salaverry, Ricardo A., author.

Title Hurricane mitigation for the built environment / Ricardo A. Alvarez
Published Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (267 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1. The art and science of hazard mitigation -- chapter 2. Two hurricanes in three weeks -- chapter 3. Hurricanes, vulnerability, and causes of damage -- chapter 4. Wind and water -- chapter 5. Hurricanes and the built environment -- chapter 6. Cancun : a Mexican gate to the Caribbean -- chapter 7. Cyclones of Quintana Roo -- chapter 8. Hurricane Gilbert : 1988 -- chapter 9. Ten years later : higher vulnerability -- chapter 10. Hurricane Wilma : 2005 -- chapter 11. Classification and mitigation of damages -- chapter 12. Future impacts -- chapter 13. Hurricane-resistant buildings -- chapter 14. Climate change : an exacerbating factor
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 2, 2015)
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Coastal zone management.
Hurricane protection.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Coastal zone management.
Hurricane protection.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Civil -- General.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1498715001
9781498715003